Top 27 Monosyllabic Quotes

#1. MONOSYLLABIC, adj. Composed of words of one syllable ... Commonly Saxon - that is to say, words of a barbarous people destitute of ideas and incapable of any but the most elementary sentiments and emotions.

Ambrose Bierce

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#2. Some directors are really strong on action, manhandling you around the set; others are very focused on setting up the camera shots and practically ignore you. You have to get used to introverts, extroverts, directors who clown around for the crew, and the odd one who's monosyllabic.

Gina Bellman

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#3. Julia could form no opinion of Robert, the bespectacled middle child, for he passed the entire journey with his nose stuck in a book, returning only monosyllabic answers to any questions put to him

Sheri Cobb South

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#4. It is permissible with certain precautions to speak in print of coitus, but it is not permissible to employ the monosyllabic synonym for this word.

Bertrand Russell

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#5. My speaking style was criticised by no less an authority than Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was a low moment, my friends, to have my rhetorical skills denounced by a monosyllabic Austrian cyborg.

Boris Johnson

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#6. Just as there are polysyllabic words that say very little, so there are also monosyllabic words of infinite meaning.

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

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#7. He also thought that 'abbreviation' was too long for its meaning, that 'monosyllabic' should have one syllable, 'dyslexic' should be renamed 'O' and 'unspeakable' should be respelt 'unsfzpxkable.

Jasper Fforde

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#8. There is no free speech in football. Information is parsed by monosyllabic head coaches, who dictate who gets to speak to whom and when.

Jane Leavy

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#9. When I was young I couldn't string two words together in his presence. I would merely nod and shake my head. Though on a fortunate day, I could force out monosyllabic answers. Tonight, everything suddenly changed.

Aniesha Brahma

Monosyllabic Quotes #837239
#10. Curran grinned and my heart made a little jump. I didn't expect that.
"That's it? That's your witty comeback?"
"Yep." Eloquence 'R' Us. When in trouble, keep it monosyllabic - safer that way.

Ilona Andrews

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#11. The devil take these people and their language! They take a dozen monosyllabic words in their jaws, chew them, crunch them and spit them out again, and call that speaking. Fortunately they are by nature fairly silent, and although they gaze at us open-mouthed, they spare us long conversations.

Heinrich Heine

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#12. Why are there five syllables in the word "monosyllabic"?

Steven Wright

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#13. Men strolled through life with a wallet in their pants, and women were saddled with children, the map, the bag, the half-empty water bottles. Resentment

Janice Y.K. Lee

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#14. Surrender means cultivating a comfortable attitude toward not knowing, being nurtured by the mystery of moments that are dependably surprising, ever fresh.

Stephen Nachmanovitch

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#15. Ted Cruz is the Schroedinger's cat of politicians. He is both eligible and not eligible to be president.

Mark Frauenfelder

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#16. Except for the primitive markers of day and night, time lay ahead of me in continuous, undefined mass.

Alice Steinbach

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#17. I'll take the devil over a goddamn Limp Bizkit fan any day, asshole!

Tim Seeley

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#18. When I look back on the years of excessive self-doubt, I wonder how I was able to make my paintings. In part, I managed to paint because I had a desire, as strong as the desire for food and sex, to push through, to make an image that signified.

Miriam Schapiro

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#19. I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.

Charles De Gaulle

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#20. She regards Ellie gravely. You know, you can't make someone love you again. No matter how much you might want it. Sometimes, unfortunately, the timing is simply ... off.

Jojo Moyes

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#21. When you are fed with the spoon of betrayal, you can choose to spit it out and live or swallow it and die

Ikechukwu Izuakor

Monosyllabic Quotes #987447
#22. The mind is a garden of imagination;
thoughts are the plants of creation.

Debasish Mridha

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#23. Brothers in every way but blood.

C.M. Stunich

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#24. The peace to come gives the present no peace.

Peter Blum

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#25. The unconsciousness of man is the consciousness of God.

Henry David Thoreau

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#26. Thus, when the lamp that lighted The traveller at first goes out, He feels awhile benighted, And looks around in fear and doubt. But soon, the prospect clearing, By cloudless starlight on he treads, And thinks no lamp so cheering As that light which Heaven sheds.

Charles Lamb

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#27. My son is such a lover, such a caretaker and so funny. He's seven, and he genuinely cracks me up. And my daughter is a fearless powerhouse. They fill me with wonder and admiration.

Kelly Sue DeConnick

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